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Program Activities
This program is responsible for ensuring compliance with the State's water programs. A particular focus is placed on inspections of wastewater discharge and community drinking water supply facilities.

provide compliance assistance
investigate complaints and notifications of unauthorized activities
conduct inspections
issue enforcement documents, both formal and informal which may include assessed penalties for the Water Allocation Program, the Water Supply and Wastewater Licensing Act, and against State certified laboratories that fail to comply with the laboratory certification program requirements
assist the Attorney General in developing enforcement cases and testifies in court
negotiate compliance schedule and penalty settlements
monitors compliance with all permits issued under the New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System for surface water, ground water and indirect discharges to Publicly Owned Treatment Works

Who do I call to report a violation?
To report a violation or any environmental incident impacting New Jersey, call the DEP 24 hour toll-free environmental hotline, @ 1-877-927-6337.
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